On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Library of Virginia, the Historic New Orleans Collection, and the Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies, University of New Orleans, co-hosted a one-day, two-city symposium, To Be Sold: The American Slave Trade from Virginia to New Orleans. Morning sessions were held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, and the afternoon sessions were at the HNOC. Funding for the symposium was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Kevin Heraldo, of the University of Richmond, edited the videos.
These videos are designed to assist state and local government employees understand and comply with their responsibilities under the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia 42.1-76 et seq). For more information on the services and resources provided by the Records Analysis Section visit http://www.lva.virginia.gov/agencies/records/.